Implementation Tools

Best Practice in Surgery creates tools to assist with the implementation of the clinical practice guidelines that we develop. For more information or assistance with implementation of the Best Practice in Surgery clinical practice guidelines, please contact Emily at
Enhanced Recovery After Surgery
Surgical Site Infection Prevention
Slide deck- coming soon!
Management of Acute Pancreatitis
Mechanical Bowel Preparation
Slide deck- coming soon!
ERAS for Pancreatic Surgery
Slide deck- coming soon!
Surgical Wound Care
Slide deck- Guideline recommendations
Slide deck- Implementation tools and strategies
Slide deck- Case studies
Below are links to templates for you to use as part of OpenLabs Patient Orientated Discharge Summaries (PODS). If you want to learn more about PODS, please click here
PODS template- closed surgical incision
PODS template- open wound self-care
PODS template- open wound community care
ERAS for Patients with an Ostomy
Slide deck- coming soon!
Prescription on Pain Medication at Discharge after Elective Surgery
Coming soon!
Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction Water Soluble Contrast Guideline
Download the Best Practice in Surgery App (Apple and Andriod) for an interactive protocol!